Tag: Kamala Harris

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Christine Blasey Ford Receives ACLU’s Roger Baldwin Courage Award

Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegations against now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh did not prevent him from ultimately being confirmed for the seat. However, the ACLU of Southern California honored her with the Roger Baldwin Courage Award on Sunday. Blasey Ford received both support and scrutiny for her testimony against…

AOC Pushes Fair Chance at Housing Act

At a town hall hosted by Housing Justice for All in Bronx, N.Y., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) spoke to housing advocates and declared housing as a right. “We have been conditioned to think that basic rights are a luxury and a privilege when they are not,” Cortez said on Thursday…

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Kamala Harris Regrets Her Controversial Truancy Law

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) now expresses regret for promoting a controversial truancy law during her tenure as California attorney general. The law obtruded fines and jail time on parents whose children had a 10% unexcused school absence record and was one of Harris’ key issues. Harris made excessive absenteeism her…